Lead Software Engineer, Back End

Clarendon Center (12089), United States of America, Arlington, Virginia
That quest to change banking for good shows up across our business, and we're making real time improvements that positively shape our customer's financial health. As a company, we're looking beyond today, and innovating for the future. Entrepreneurship is deeply ingrained in the DNA of our company ? stemming from our founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board ? Richard Fairbank.
Founded in 2011, Capital One Labs is the company's experimental product & technology incubator and accelerator. It's a startup culture with the financial backing of a Fortune 200 company. With teams in SF, NYC, and DC, Labs is a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, data scientists, developers, and other innovators who are committed to do the following:
Inspire, explore, enable, and deliver. Redefine how people interact with their money.
We do this by looking 2-3 years into the future to identify high impact opportunities, and then we set out to develop and deliver new and impactful solutions that help customers and Capital One succeed. In the last 5 years, we've accumulated volumes of world class consumer research, delivered several best-in-class products to market, scaled products in the business, and put building blocks in place that have helped to shape company strategy?and we're just getting started. To see what we've been up to, follow us on Twitter @capitalonelabs.
As a Capital One Software Engineer, you'll work on everything from customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly-available RESTful services, to back-end Java based systems using the hottest techniques in Big Data. You'll bring solid experience in emerging and traditional technologies such as: Swift, Python, node.js, Go, Java, AngularJS, REST, JSON, HTML5, relational databases, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few.
If you can explain the difference between GET, POST, and PUT and what idempotence has to do with it, strive to develop 12 Factor Apps, and embrace the Async Manifesto, apply immediately to be considered!
Responsibilities:
Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios - continuously improve software engineering practices
Work within and across agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
Lead the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions
Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
Lead and/or mentor a team of engineers
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or military experience
At least 8 years of experience in hands-on software development, with at least some development and/or consumption of APIs. Use of multiple languages preferred.
At least 2 years of experience designing large scale, cloud based applications
Preferred Qualifications:
1 year of experience with Docker/containers
1 year of experience working with cloud management in AWS
1 year of experience designing microservices architectures
1 year experience automating software deployments using languages such as Python and Ruby
1 year experience working in a continuous delivery pipeline
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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